Jowai: The Jaintia Hills Development Society (JHDS) in collaboration with the National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development (NABARD) conducted a workshop on house wiring for 31 male participants from the 6th to the 30th of December,2021.
However, the distribution of free tools boxes was done today the 14th of February,2022 by the President of KHUBLEI Germany, Garhard Albert.
It may mentioned here that KHUBLEI Germany is a voluntary organisation and is also a branch of the JHDS with an office in Germany. The organisation was established in 2019 and till now has extended support to upto 52 school students from poor backgrounds through its Educational Sponsorship programme from Classes I to XII.
Apart from this, the organisation has also conducted free tuition classes for school students from poor backgrounds in Classes IX and X which was started in Mihmyntdu village through the support of the JHDS.
Besides these, the organisation has also helped in increasing the livelihood of farmers of the area by providing many training programmes and support in the establishment of Micro Enterprise Units in 5 villages under Laskein and Thadlaskein Block.
The free tools boxes were distributed by the President of KHUBLEI Germany in the presence of Assistant General Manager of NABARD, Grevile Kharlukhi and Director of JHDS, Rev.Fr.Manbha Pakem.
In their speeches, the three dignitaries urged and encouraged the 31 youths to use their knowledge and tools justly so that they can stand on their own feet. The programme was conducted by the Coordinator of JHDS, Denis Kurkalang and other staff members of the JHDS.